Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer05/09/2016 With spring underway and summer imminent, it’s time to prep all aspects of our lives for the toastier weather, and that includes our homes. It may not be time to turn on your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be considering how you will stay cool this season in San Angelo. The best way to make sure that you will have a cool summer is by flipping on your system now, before it gets too warm and you discover that you need air conditioner repairs. Here are a few pieces of advice to ensure your system, and your house, is prepared for the heat: Try it out now! It really is helpful to give your system a practice run as soon as you can. You don’t want your air conditioner to shutdown on the warmest day of the year and make your home uncomfortable. Rather, positioning your thermostat to its cooling mode and allowing it to run, even for a few minutes, will be a perfect check that can save you a lot of future issues. Ensure that cool air is flowing into your home, and if it’s not, here are a couple of things to inspect before calling the experts at Air-Dynamics Inc: Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s a simple mistake and one that is made often, but if you haven’t switched your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be blowing. Simple issue, easy solution! Check the unit outside. Reassess to see if there are any obstructions around your system, such as debris or dirt, that can jam your air flow and cool air production. Change your filters. As always, this step is crucial to refining the performance of your air conditioning system. With clean and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will create an easier environment for air to flow through. Once you’ve worked things out – your system is programmed to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t feeling any cool air, it’s time to call in the specialists if there are complications. Regular air conditioner service should be on your radar right now nonetheless, so now is the ideal time to inspect every piece of your system before the heat hits. The experts at Air-Dynamics Inc will not only fix the current issue at hand, but they will also deal with any small potential issues that could turn into bigger difficulties later. Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling effortlessly, your system might be lacking refrigerant based on low levels or possibly a leak. If you noticed that ice was accumulating when you examined your outdoor unit, that may be an signal that you need more refrigerant. In an air conditioner maintenance check, our specialists can deal with any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages. Everyone trusts their air conditioner to endure over the summer and it can be easy to forget how important your system is to your summer comfort. Don’t agonize about your air conditioner shutting down and instead, be proactive about assessing and servicing your system before the heat wave hits. If you have any questions about your system or want to schedule that routine air conditioner service, call our specialists at 325-655-2515 or make an appointment with us online.